Nearly eleven years ago, when my husband and I were first married, we took a meandering road trip from Denver to Baltimore (actually, we were moving back to Baltimore for me to return to art school, but I didn't stick with it!). On that road trip, we visited one of my husband's childhood friends from Michigan and…continue reading
Mothering little ones is tough. My girls are five and two and the people who have encouraged me the most during these mothering years are actually those who are going through the exact same thing right now. Somehow, it's much more helpful and heartening to hear, "I'm tired too," rather than, "You're going to miss these…continue reading
A few years ago, when I was cashiering, a woman in my line was talking to her friend about how her hair always ends up back to the same style, even if she tries to switch it up for awhile. She laughed as she said that another friend had told her, "That's your resting hair…continue reading
The first thing I did this year, at 12:15 a.m. on January 1st, was make dough.
Years ago, I tried making sourdough bread and it didn't turn out great—it was too sour. I didn't bother trying bread making again for years, but I felt like I was missing out on something good. I had been meaning…continue reading